Samastipur

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Samastipur
Samsuddinpur
City
Samastipur is located in Bihar
Samastipur
Samastipur
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°51′47″N 85°46′52″E / 25.862931°N 85.781064°E / 25.862931; 85.781064Coordinates: 25°51′47″N 85°46′52″E / 25.862931°N 85.781064°E / 25.862931; 85.781064
Country India
State Bihar
Region Mithila
District Samastipur
Parliamentary constituency Samastipur
Assembly constituency Samastipur
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,254,782 (2,011)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
PIN 848101
Area code(s) STD Code 06274
Website samastipur.bih.nic.in

Samastipur is a town and a municipality (nagar parishad) in Bihar, India. It is the headquarters of Samastipur district. The Burhi Gandak River flows through the town.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, Samastipur had a population of 42,61,566.[1]

Education[edit]

Samastipur has several schools and colleges. Most of the colleges are affiliated to the Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga. IGNOU has several study centres in Samastipur.[2] The Rajendra Agricultural University is located near the town, in Pusa.

=Mrityunjay Roy

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